Google I/O 2013 Expectations: Nexus 7 2, Phones, Tweaks to Android

*+-Google I/O kicks off in less than 24 hours and while Sundar Pichai, head of Android at Google is telling Android users to expect a more developer focused event, we don’t expect Google I/O will go off without new hardware and software announced at the three hour keynote on Wednesday morning. Google I/O is known […]

White Nexus 4 Video Appears on Eve of Google I/O

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*+-The long-rumored and elusive white Nexus 4 has seemingly appeared on video today, just a day before Google takes over the Moscone Center in San Francisco for Google I/O, an event that could potentially be the launching pad for a number of new products. The white Nexus 4 has been spotted numerous times in the […]

Google I/O: Don’t Expect Major Hardware Announcements Or Changes to Android

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*+-Google’s I/O developer conference this year will be a big event for Google and for Android devotees, but don’t expect any major hardware announcements or revolutionary changes to the Android operating system. Android’s new chief Sundar Pichai had sat down in an interview with Wired to hint at what to expect at Google I/O, which is […]

Google Play Games Leaked Ahead of I/O Developer Conference

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*+-Ahead of Google’s I/O developer conference this week, Google Play Games, a social hub for gamers to compete against iOS’ Game Center and Windows Phone’s Xbox Games hub, has leaked on the Internet. Google Play Games will feature multiplayer social gaming, leaderboards and achievements. Additionally, users will be able to save game progress on Google’s […]

Google Reportedly Scraps Plans for Google Wallet Card

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*+-All Things D reports that Google will update Google Wallet at I/O next week, but the update won’t include the rumored physical credit card the team planned to introduce. Rumors recently mentioned the Google Wallet card as a method for those who can’t, or won’t, use NFC for transactions. The card reportedly was all black with […]

Nexus 7 2 Tipped to Run Snapdragon 800 Processor

The Nexus 7 2 is rumored with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.

*+-A new rumor claims the Nexus 7 2 will feature a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor when it debuts at Google I/O next week. The Snapdragon 800 processor was announced at CES 2013 and is expected to go into mass production later this month, which would time up with the Nexus 7 2 launch at Google I/O. […]

Google I/O Schedule Reveals Heavy Gaming Focus

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*+-Google has recently published a schedule of the various different tracks that developers can choose from as they navigate around the Google I/O conference this year, and gaming on Android appears to be a heavy focus. This shouldn’t come as surprising as it has been rumored in recent weeks that Google is attempting to take […]

Android 5.0 Launch Delay? Don’t Count on It

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*+-A new rumor surfaced claiming that Google is planning to delay Android 5.0 by two to four months, a move that means Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie will miss Google I/O in May. Don’t believe the hype. Software delays are not impossible, and they are nothing new. Apple is reportedly also facing issues with iOS […]

Nexus 7 2 Predictions: Release Date, Features & More

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*+-In just a few weeks, Google will kick off its version of Apple’s fabled WWDC conference in the form of its own developer’s conference, dubbed, Google I/O. Google I/O 2013 is slated to start on May 15th and rumors have been circulating about what the company could potentially debut on stage. One of the big […]

Nexus 4 LTE Rumored for Google I/O

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*+-Much of the attention lavished upon Google I/O has been due to the presumed arrival of a new Nexus 7 2 and Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, the rumored upcoming version of Android. However, according to a new rumor, it could be that we see a new Nexus 4 debut as well in the form […]

Motorola X Phone Delayed, May Miss Google I/O

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*+-The latest report speculates that Google-owned Motorola Mobility has faced some delays for the X Phone. Originally, it was believed that the device would be announced at Google I/O in mid-May and will face in the July time frame. However, according to sources to Phone Arena, it appears that the X Phone may not ship until […]

Google to Ship Google Glass Next Month, Expect I/O to be Glass-Heavy

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*+-Google has announced that it will begin shipping its Google Glass wearable computing hardware sometime next month, which coincidentally would be during the same month that its Google I/O conference kicks off. The Google Glass project was announced at Google I/O 2012 almost a year ago, and this also means that Glass would be shipping […]

Google Chrome VP Takes Over Android

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*+-Today Google announced that Andy Rubin is no longer the head of Android, and that senior vice president of Chrome Sundar Pichai will take over the position. Now former head of Android Andy Rubin founded Android, Inc. which Google purchased in 2004. He became the head of the Android division at Google after the acquisition, […]

Google I/O 2013 Registration Starts March 13th

Google I/O 2013 registration may start March 13th.

*+-Google I/O 2013 isn’t scheduled to take place for a few more months but Google has already been making preparations for the event as the company announced that Google I/O 2013 will begin at 7AM sharp on March 13th. Read: 5 Wishes for Android 5.0. Earlier this year, Google announced that its annual developers conference, […]

Will Google Revive Android @ Home at I/O 2013?

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*+-With the latest Android 4.2.2 software update that was recently released to Nexus devices, Google made references to its Android @ Home project that was introduced nearly two years ago. Since the introduction of Android @ Home at the Google I/O 2011 conference, Google had been quiet on its home mesh network and home automation […]

Motorola X Phone Rumors: Massive Battery, Good Camera

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*+-The Motorola X Phone, rumored to be Motorola’s flagship smartphone of 2013, has seen more rumors pop up, suggesting that the device could have a Droid RAZR MAXX HD sized battery, a durable high-quality design and a fantastic camera, the latter feature being something that Motorola isn’t known for. Read: Motorola X Phone Outed by […]

Motorola X Phone Release Date, Specs, News and Rumors

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*+-With 2013 next-generation smartphones on the way, most of the attention has been focused on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 and the rumored HTC M7, the two next-generation smartphones from two of the biggest Android manufacturers in the world. One company that has been out of the daily spotlight is another major name, Motorola, though […]

Motorola X Phone With Edge-to-Edge Display Rumored for Google I/O Debut

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*+-Google usually announces new Nexus hardware in collaboration with its hardware partners at its annual Google I/O developer conference every year, and this year, Google-owned Motorola is expected to debut its X Phone at the same conference according to the latest leaks. Motorola’s X Phone, unlike the unlocked Nexus, will be carrier-targeted, so hopefully Motorola […]